Medical Device Engineering

This online-only certificate provides the fundamental knowledge and skills in medical device engineering including design, manufacturing, quality, and regulatory requirements. Completed 100% Online.

This program is perfect for...

  • Professionals seeking formal training in medical device engineering
  • Professionals desiring to pursue career paths in medical device design, development, quality, regulatory compliance, and manufacturing
  • Professionals seeking to focus on specific aspects of medical device design
  • Managers and members of medical device teams looking to broaden their understanding of medical device industry

What you can learn.

  • Medical device engineering that meets FDA and European regulations for safety and quality
  • Best practices to address requirements for product design and development
  • Biomaterials and biocompatibility principles in medical device design
  • Manufacturing processes and techniques for medical devices

What our students say about our certificates.

What our certificates have done for our students.


feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 in 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program


switched careers after completing a certificate program


recommend a certificate program to others

Source: UCLA Extension Certificate Graduates Survey


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Elective Course
Students must complete one elective course from either the Biotechnology Engineering Certificate Program or the Lean Six Sigma Series Program (4 units)

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

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